Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 12/5/12
No lie.  Nate Schierholtz was one of the key bench guys for the 2010 World Series champion San Francisco Giants.  He has a World Series ring.  He probably got to touch the trophy at some point.  So technically what I told you is true.  He will bring a World Series (ring) to the Cubs as the newest signee by Cubs GM Jed Hoyer.  Someday, Nate Schierholtz will bring a World Series to the Chicago Cubs.  How will he do it, you might ask?  Well, read on, intrepid follower, and find out. As the reports say, Nate signed a one year deal worth $2.25MM with about $500K in incentives.  For comparison that’s about a sixth of a year of B.J. Upton or Shane Victorino, so you’re not going to expect much.  He can hit rather averagely to the tune of a career OPS+ of 97.  He has a reputation for being a solid defender.  He is actually left-handed, much to the merriment of the Dread Pirate Roberts.  And he brings championship experience (limited as it may be) to the North Side even if it doesn’t also come with
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